News and Events: September 2014

Why is a Phase I the best money you can spend ??

Risk Management An ASTM E1527-13 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I) enables buyers to qualify for the innocent landowner’s defense to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) for a property purchase.  Commonly known in Michigan as “Polluter Pays,” buyers will own any historical impacts on a property once they close, unless.. read more >>

Congratulations, CAR Members Sam Cummings and Dennis VanDam

Commercial Alliance of REALTORS members Sam Cummings and Dennis VanDam have been appointed by Governor Snyder to serve on the following state boards: Natural Resources Trust Fund Board Sam CUMMINGS, of Grand Rapids, was reappointed. He is principal and managing partner of CWD Real Estate Investment with more than 20 years of experience in the.. read more >>

Commercial Real Estate State Legislative Priorities

Members of the Commercial Alliance of REALTORS® met with Senate and House leaders on Wednesday, September 10, for COMMERCIAL REALTOR DAY.  The statewide event included members of the Commercial Board of REALTORS (based on the east side of the state), and offered the opportunity to discuss real estate issues with legislators. Topics that were discussed:.. read more >>

Cost versus Value - an Appraiser and Realtor Dilemma

There has been an on-going discussion for as long as I have been in the real estate business as to why cost may not equal value. It can certainly be argued that if something costs X to build, why is in not worth X? The cost may be factual and well supported and the property.. read more >>

Law Weathers Attorney Joins Commercial Alliance of REALTORS

The Commercial Alliance of REALTORS is pleased to add Mark Hanisch, an attorney with Law Weathers, as a new Designated Affiliate member.  Welcome, Mark!

Welcome, New REALTOR Members

The Commercial Alliance of REALTORS is pleased to welcome David TenCate and Jeffrey Dombrowski, of Capstone Real Estate, to the membership.

Michigan CCIM Chapter Offering CI 101

The Michigan CCIM Chapter is offering CI 101 :  Financial Analysis For Commercial Investment Real Estate in October.  Please click on the link for registration details: CI 101 In Bingham Farms

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